TaVNS

Modulation of vagal tone (TaVNS) enhances gastroduodenal motility and reduces somatic pain sensitivity.

By | December 31st, 2016|uncategorized|

Kuan Yin who hears the cries of the world full text here Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Apr;28(4):592-8. Modulation of vagal tone enhances gastroduodenal motility and reduces somatic pain sensitivity. Frøkjaer JB1,2, Bergmann S1,2, Brock C3,4, Madzak A1, Farmer AD3,5,6, Ellrich J7, Drewes AM2,3. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: The parasympathetic nervous system, whose main neural [...]

Auricular vagus nerve stimulation (TaVNS) and HRV

By | October 20th, 2015|Autonomic Nervous System, Heart Rate Variability|

This study finds that auricular vagus nerve stimulation (which I am currently studying in the clinic along with hrv) leads to improved hrv.  I haven't found that consistently at all.  At least not yet... Brain Stimul. 2014 Nov-Dec;7(6):871-7. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2014.07.031. Epub 2014 Jul 16. Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation in healthy humans reduces sympathetic nerve activity. [...]